ACS-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship

The ACS-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship is awarded to professionals in the chemistry field pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science teacher.

Scholarship recipients receive up to either $6,000 for full-time study or $3,000 for part-time study. Recipients who meet the award criteria are eligible to renew the award annually for up to three years. The scholarship can be applied to tuition, books, room and board, or other education-related expenses. Scholarships cannot be applied to expenses retroactively. Interested applicants must submit an online application.



To be eligible, you must:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree or higher in chemistry or chemistry-related discipline
  • Have at least one year work experience in a chemistry-related profession**
  • Be accepted into an education masters program or teacher certification program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

For more information, please contact Perry Gee at or visit